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History’s Lessons for Joe Biden

Michael Hanratty, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

One year in, the Joe Biden presidency is — to put it mildly — not going very well. The administration has repeatedly failed its biggest tests: the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the push to pass its...

Whats Left: The Hopeless Effort to Maintain a Non-Politicized Supreme Court Nomination Process

What’s Left: The Hopeless Effort to Maintain a Non-Politicized Supreme Court Nomination Process

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

Justice Stephen Breyer, the most senior justice on the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, is stepping down at the end of this term, paving the way for a Democratic nominee before Democrats run the risk...

Hot Topic: The Star-Studded Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Hot Topic: The Star-Studded Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Gray Purcell, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

Over the course of my life there have been few things I enjoy more than watching a good football game. I cannot count the number of weekends I have spent crowded around a living room television, screaming...

Race Issues: What Has Black Lives Matter Fundraising Achieved?

Race Issues: What Has Black Lives Matter Fundraising Achieved?

Dylan Shi, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

If you were an active Instagram user in the summer of 2020, you’ll likely recall the common online actions used to indicate that a person was a supporter of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. They...

If Colgate Wants to Promote Wellness, Stop Requiring Formal Physical Education

If Colgate Wants to Promote Wellness, Stop Requiring Formal Physical Education

Amy Grunther, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

On the Colgate website, the physical education (PE) curriculum page states that Colgate’s PE programs are aimed at improving students’ physical, social, mental and environmental well-being. All students...

Hypocrisy Supports MLK?: Students Remark Low Attendance to MLK Week DEI and Anti-Racist Event

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

Monday, Jan. 17, was Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day. Colgate organizers and faculty used the first week to celebrate MLK’s legacy and promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism events...

Minus the City: Hookup Culture in the Age of Social Media

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

Imagine this: you're about to go meet up with some person with whom you want to hook up. You two have been messaging for a bit, and they've invited you over to "hang out." What have you probably already...

Race Issues: We See You, White American Theatre

Dylan Shi, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Among the most remarkable things about the 2020 movement for racial justice was how it spotlighted the implicit behaviors that affect racial minorities on an everyday basis. In schools, workplaces...

Where is the Colgate Snow?

Garrity Kuester , Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

As a senior at Colgate, I am more than well acquainted with the snow. I look back on my junior, sophomore, and first year experiences and remember walking home down Willow Path even around Halloween time...

How to Have A Sustainable Holiday

Danielle Silverman, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

The holidays are here and many of us around campus have begun to prepare. Whether it be through buying decorations, making holiday treats or buying gifts for your friends and families, it is without a...

Strict COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Against Southern Africa Are Unfair & Ineffective

Fabrizio Montisci, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

For international students at Colgate, the past two years have been particularly challenging in terms of both the direct and indirect effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their ability to study...

Hot Topic: Church and State – A Stronger Divide

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer , Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

A big point of contention on religion and the pro-life vs. pro-choice debate is whether the Catholic Church should deny Communion to President Joseph R. Biden for being a proponent of pro-choice. Denying...

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